Donald Trump

Three things you can do right now to help Maine immigrants targeted by Trump

Last week the Trump administration once again attempted to put in place a new travel ban targeting a set of

fair taxes

Trumpcare is devastating for older Mainers, but it’s pretty awful for young people too

When the Republican-written replacement for the Affordable Care Act was unleashed upon the world last week, the immediate reactions ranged

economy

Wages and jobs surge in Maine following minimum wage increase

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has just released data from January, the first month where Maine’s new minimum wage increase

Michael Thibodeau

Attempts to undermine referendum results are a profound insult to Maine voters

At the risk of sounding a tad alarmist, I think it’s worth pointing out that our elected officials are actively

state budget

Gov. LePage’s justification for cutting taxes for the wealthy is farcical

Economic impact analysis is not an exact science. It is rife with assumptions. Bad assumptions result in bad analysis. And

health care

GOP plan would spike premiums for older, poor, rural Mainers by 1500% (no, that’s not a typo)

New analysis by the Maine Center for Economic Policy shows that Washington Republicans’ plan to replace the Affordable Care Act

drug policy

Republican health care repeal would deepen Maine’s opioid crisis

The plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act advanced by House Republicans would be disastrous for Maine’s attempts to deal

democracy

Attempts to undermine referendum results are a profound insult to Maine voters

At the risk of sounding a tad alarmist, I think it’s worth pointing out that our elected officials are actively

fair taxes

Gov. LePage’s justification for cutting taxes for the wealthy is farcical

Economic impact analysis is not an exact science. It is rife with assumptions. Bad assumptions result in bad analysis. And

Cynthia Phinney

Maine workers fight to protect minimum wage increase

More than 150 workers from across Maine visited the State House on Thursday to ask legislators a simple question: do

Mary Mayhew

MaineCare reimbursement cuts would sever lifeline for mentally ill

Dennis looks like your average middle-aged Portlander with his frayed Red Sox cap, specks of graying hair, stylish frames, and

Paul LePage

Gov. LePage orders Department of Labor not to enforce minimum wage law

In a media statement released on Wednesday, Maine Governor Paul LePage announced that his administration will refuse to enforce a

Ryan Fecteau

Report: Sen. Collins only opposed DeVos once she knew her vote wouldn’t matter

According to Republican sources quoted by Politico, Maine Senator Susan Collins waited to announce her opposition to Betsy DeVos, President